Eat Your Books

FAQs

What are Personal Recipes and how can I use this feature?

The Personal Recipes feature means you can now add your own personal recipes to your Bookshelf. You can use the the EYB indexing tool to help you organize and find all those recipes from friends, magazines, new...

I have an allergy, can I exclude certain ingredients from my recipe search?

Yes you can, using the filters on the right side of the screen. In the same way as you can filter your results by adding in ingredients or categories, you can also take them out. When you add an item to the fil...

Why should I write a Note on a book or recipe?

By registering as an EYB member you become a member of the EYB community - these are people, like you, who own and love to use cookbooks and food magazines. By sharing your enjoyment of owning a cookbook or dis...

What is the difference between Notes and Reviews?

Notes are any comment on a book or recipe by an EYB member. It could be a review, an error correction, a suggestion of a variation, etc. You have the option of making a Note personal. Reviews are external...

How can I request a new feature that I'd like to see on Eat Your Books?

We are continually updating and improving Eat Your Books based on feedback from our members. If you have any suggestions for improving the site, post your ideas to the Give Us Your Feedback discussion in the Fo...

How can I let EYB know if I see a mistake?

At the bottom of every page is a "Report an Error" tag. Click on this and let us know what the error is and copy the URL for the book or recipe it's in. Whilst every effort has been made to ensure the site is e...

Can I add cookbooks that do not have ISBN numbers?

We are not yet able to add books without ISBNs but we do plan to add that feature in the future. We also plan to allow members to add magazines.

Why are there no page numbers?

We recently reversed our decision not to include Page Numbers. We originally felt that as many cookbooks have different editions, hardcover, paperback, anniversary editions, etc, any of the linked editions woul...

Can EYB index xxx cooking magazine?

We have indexed most of the top cooking magazines in the UK, US, Australia and New Zealand. We ran a survey to find out which are the most popular magazines with EYB members. We continue to consider other title...

Can I get a book added to the EYB Library?

We have more than 150,000 cookbooks listed in the Library – but there are still a lot more out there. If you own a book that you cannot find in a search of the Library and you want EYB to add a book, go to Impo...